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Influenza

Influenza An acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract, occurring in isolated cases, in epidemics or in... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Influence

Influence To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify,... Read More

Virus

Definition noun, plural: viruses A submicroscopic infectious agent that is unable to grow or reproduce outside a host... Read More

Pathogen

Definition noun, plural: pathogens An agent causing disease or illness to its host, such as an organism or infectious... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Soluble antigen

soluble antigen viral antigen that remains in solution after the particles of virus have been removed by means of... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

Ribonucleic Acid Definition noun (uncountable), ribonucleic acids ri·bo·nu·cle·ic ac·id, raɪboʊnjuːkliːɪk... Read More

RNA virus

Definition noun A virus containing RNA as its genetic material. The RNA may be single stranded or double stranded. Examples... Read More

Reverse passive agglutination

Definition noun A type of agglutination reaction in which known antibody is bound to a carrier particle instead of the... Read More

Glycoconjugate

Definition noun, plural: glycoconjugates A carbohydrate chemically linked to another compound, e.g. lipid or... Read More

Nuclear body

Definition noun plural: nuclear bodies nu·cle·ar bod‧y, ˈnjuː.kli.ər ˈbɒdi Any of the prominent non-membraned,... Read More